(by title)

New England History / Maine / New Hampshire / Portsmouth

Among the Isles of Shoals

An enduring classic of New England literature
Thaxter, Celia

Humor / Maine

Away Happens

A unique glimpse of real life on an island off the coast of Maine
Crossman, Phil

Sports & Recreation / Maine / Travel & Tourism / Bicycling

Bicycling with Kids in DownEast Maine

An onroads bicycling book of 25 rides for children under 10 and an adult in the scenic northern coastal area of Maine.
Turner, Roger L.

African-American Studies / Maine

Black Bangor

A vivid reconstruction of a once-vibrant African American community in northern New England.
Elgersman Lee, Maureen

Nature / Maine


Walter Staples gives a wholistic view of the love affair with blueberries which he shares with the residents of his native state Maine.
Staples, Walter

Fiction & Literature / Maine / Maritime History / Nautical

Boon Island

The complete text of Roberts' last historical novel, presented for the first time with contemporary--and conflicting--accounts of the shipwreck on which the novel was based.
Roberts, Kenneth. Jack Bales and Richard Warner, eds

Nature / Ecology & Environmental Studies / Maine

The Changing Nature of the Maine Woods

The ecology of the ever-changing Maine forest
Barton, Andrew M., with Alan S. White and Charles V. Cogbill

Fiction & Literature / Maine / New England / Women's Studies

The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories
A Dunnet Shepherdess (1900), The Foreigner (1900), The Queen’s Twin (1899), William’s Wedding (1910).

A centennial edition of a classic New England novel.
Jewett, Sarah Orne. Sarah Way Sherman, ed. and introd.

New England History / Urban Studies / Maine

Creating Portland

The only comprehensive study of Portland’s history, culture, and people.
Conforti, Joseph, ed.

New England History / New Hampshire / Maine / Portsmouth

Cross-Grained and Wily Waters

This guide to one of the longest-settled and most enchanting estuaries in New England weds historical preservation to ecological stewardship
Bolster, W. Jeffrey, ed.

Native American Studies / Maine / New England / Archaeology

Dawnland Encounters

A true picture of relationships between the Indians of northern New England and the European settlers.
Calloway, Colin G., ed.

New England History / Maine / Colonial History

The Eastern Frontier

Description and analysis of the distinctive culture that developed in southern New Hampshire and southern Maine during the colonial period.
Clark, Charles E.

Fiction & Literature / Maine / New England

Exile in the Kingdom

A haunting novel of alienation and youth in a culture bred on casual violence.
Harnum, Robert

True Crime / Maine

Finding Amy

A fascinating, first-hand account of a murder investigation in a rural state
Loughlin, Joseph K. and Kate Clark Flora

New England History / Maine

John Josselyn, Colonial Traveler

A new edition of an unusual description of 17th-century New England flora and fauna, folklore, and the Indian and Puritan cultures of that time.
Josselyn, John. Paul J. Lindholdt, ed. and introd.

Regional Studies / Maine / Sociology

The Lobster Gangs of Maine

An anthropologist describes the working world of Maine lobstermen, focusing on the intricate personal network that sustains them.
Acheson, James M.

American Art / Maine / New England History

Maine in America

A lavish selection of nearly 250 works from the Farnsworth Museum's permanent collection.
Belanger, Pamela J. Christopher B. Crosman, fwd. William H. Gerdts, essay.

New England Travel / Maine

Mainely Kids

A comprehensive guide to fun for the whole family in Southern Maine, for tourists and locals alike
Kent, Crystal Ward

Native American Studies / Maine / New England

The Penobscot Dance of Resistance

An intriguing history of the survival of a Native American people.
MacDougall, Pauleena

American History - 19th Century / Economics & Business / Maine

Poland Spring

An interdisciplinary examination of Gilded Age American enterprise, in a study of how one family farm developed into a world-famous business.
Richards, David L.

Gardening & Horticulture / New England History / Maine / New Hampshire

So Fine a Prospect

Join Alan Emmet on a tour of gardens that graced New England from just after the American Revolution into the 20th century. A Martha Stewart Decorative Arts Gift Book Choice for 1996.
Emmet, Alan

Fiction & Literature / Maine / New England

Summer Light

A Maine vacation forces a young woman to challenge her own understanding of the world in a sharply insightful first novel
Robinson, Roxana

Memoir / Pet Dogs / Maine

Waltzing with Bracey

A love letter to the glories of the Maine Coast and to the human/animal bonds that can so enrich a life
Gilchrist, Brenda

Biography - Writers / Maine

We Were an Island

A couple set out on a bold and vigorous quest for independence and a more essential way of life on a Maine island
Blanchard, Peter P. III with David Graham

Photography / New England / Maine

Wild Acadia

An inspiring photographic journey to New England’s oldest and most visited national park
Monkman, Jerry and Marcy, Images; Text by Jerry Monkman

Memoir / Poetry / Maine

The Words I Chose

A memoir by Maine Poet Laureate Wesley McNair.
McNair, Wesley

Memoir / Maine

Writing on Stone
Published in association with Island Institute, Rockland, Maine

A moving personal account of how the life of an island, past and present, shapes and transforms the unexpected loss of a son
Gillis, Christina Marsden, Ralston, Peter, photography

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